2018 was an exciting year for healthcare: multibillion-dollar companies merged, telehealth laws advanced, and disruptive innovators like Amazon made a splash. With all of this activity, what trends and technology can we look forward to in 2019?
How can ACOs help high-cost, high-need patients? What does “convenience” mean in a healthcare consumer economy? How did West Virginia physicians leverage telehealth to help their patients? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!
How will CMS encourage ACOs to take on more risk? How does a Mediterranean diet affect men and women differently? Why are so many more colleges offering high-deductible health plans? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!
Patients’ growing reliance on urgent care clinics jeopardizes their relationship with providers and reduces primary care practices’ revenue. Learn the 7 strategies you can borrow from “minute clinics” to reverse this trend, help your patients, and boost your bottom line!
Behavioral economics examines our decision-making processes and questions whether we’re as rational as we like to think we are. How can this emerging field help providers understand your patients better and, as a result, improve your practice to reflect how people act in real life rather than in theory?
What Is Healthcare Consumerism? With the recent appointment of Atul Gawande — surgeon, author, and public health Renaissance Man — to CEO of the yet-unnamed insurance venture itself formed by three CEOs, the topic of consumerism in healthcare is part of a national discussion. This group of CEOs, including Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon, …